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Game Thread: Twins vs White Sox 5:10 PM PST (7:10PM CDT) 8/19/2019

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#81 yarnivek1972

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:03 PM

Maybe Gibson is showing everyone who complains about him “nibbling” why he does so?
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Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:04 PM

Arraez made an error??? I was starting to think he was perfect.
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Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:05 PM

Just another example of "we can't do anything easy". There must be an unwritten rule about that somewhere.

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:05 PM

Maybe Gibson is showing everyone who complains about him “nibbling” why he does so?


So it’s either nibble corners and run up the pitch count or throw meatballs down the middle? There’s no in between? Maybe he’s just not good, if that’s the case.
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Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:06 PM

 

Gibson can go put up empty stats for some rotten N.L. team.

It sounds like an exile to the San Diego Padres is in order. He'll have an ERA of around 3.00 in no time!

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#86 IndyTwinsFan

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:06 PM

So much for Good Gibson.


And it didn't take long to appear.

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:07 PM

What changed between the second and third innings?

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:07 PM

 

So it’s either nibble corners and run up the pitch count or throw meatballs down the middle? There’s no in between? Maybe he’s just not good, if that’s the case.

 

Or maybe he is just frustratingly average. 

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:08 PM

 

I don't want to have to choose between getting the joke and the Vikings winning the superbowl. 

Well, I think you've a better chance at the first.

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:08 PM

there hasn't really been a lot of hard hit balls by Chi so far with the exception of the obvious one.

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:08 PM

Let’s get em back

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:09 PM

And tonight’s start is an example of why the Twins don’t have the luxury of resting Berrios.

You might want to believe the others are capable of beating the AL Central’s weak sisters, but it isn’t necessarily true.

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:10 PM

 

What changed between the second and third innings?

 

A flare to left, followed by two ground ball single, followed by a mistake to a very good hitter. 

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:10 PM

NOT TO GET REACTIONARY but i've been done with Gibson since last year. I hate watching him pitch and am done with it. Good lord, there has to be something better. So glad he's not signed for next year

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:12 PM

Or maybe he is just frustratingly average.

I'm leaning towards believing Aggies7 point of view at this time.

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:12 PM

People do realize that pitching is nearly impossible right now. Just look at Gibson compared to the league.... Not that I'd pay him seventeen million per year.... But good luck finding two to four guys better this off season
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Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:13 PM

Can the twins go back on the road yet?

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:13 PM

 

And tonight’s start is an example of why the Twins don’t have the luxury of resting Berrios.

You might want to believe the others are capable of beating the AL Central’s weak sisters, but it isn’t necessarily true.

I still think they should rest Berrios so he can be good further down the road. Having him continue to pitch poorly now isn't helping our playoff push.

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:15 PM

People do realize that pitching is nearly impossible right now. Just look at Gibson compared to the league.... Not that I'd pay him seventeen million per year.... But good luck finding two to four guys better this off season


No one said it was easy. But a guy who’s been around as long as Gibson should know he can’t throw a fastball down the middle to a MLB hitter and expect it to not get whacked.
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Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:16 PM

 

People do realize that pitching is nearly impossible right now. Just look at Gibson compared to the league.... Not that I'd pay him seventeen million per year.... But good luck finding two to four guys better this off season

That's a fair point. The number of quality starters in the MLB is very small...

 

 

NOT TO GET REACTIONARY but i've been done with Gibson since last year. I hate watching him pitch and am done with it. Good lord, there has to be something better. So glad he's not signed for next year

It's funny you say that, I know many didn't want the Twins to trade high on Gibson during the trade deadline last season because we needed him to compete in 2019. I am fine with letting him walk in free agency.

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